Mississippi Coast Region

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This black and white postcard features a line of men in hats seated in front of a pile of oysters. Buildings and more piles of oysters are behind them. The title along the bottom of the image reads "Opening Oysters, Biloxi, Miss." And inscription is handwritten along the bottom edge of the card and "Write soon." is written in the upper left corner. The back of the postcard provides publisher information as well as indication for address and postage stamp placement. The postage stamp has been removed and the space for it is damaged. The card is postmarked Ocean Springs, Mississippi, November 30, 1908. The card is addressed to Mr. Peter Christenson in Waukesha, Wisconsin.

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Transcription

I have been so busy that I did not have time to write. From Carl C.

Publication Date

3257

Publisher

Rotograph Co.

Time Period

1900-1909

Geographic Location

Biloxi, MS

Object Type

image

Format (original)

postcard

Format (digital)

PDF

Digital ID

MSS-837_Postcard_Opening-Oysters-Biloxi-Miss_001

Source

Mississippi State University Libraries, Manuscripts Division, Lucius Marion Lampton, MD Historical Images Collection, Mississippiana Collection, Postcard/Photographs, Box 2: Biloxi Subcollection

Repository

Manuscripts

Digital Publisher

Mississippi State University Libraries (electronic version)

Contact Information

For more information about the contents of this collection, email sp_coll@library.MSState.edu.

Opening Oysters, Biloxi, Mississippi

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